According to Asian Development Bank, Pakistan tops the 13 countries of Asian Pacific region to be worst hit by Covid-19. - Inside Financial Markets

According to Asian Development Bank, Pakistan tops the 13 countries of Asian Pacific region to be worst hit by Covid-19.

Unemployment in Pakistani youth to increase owing to COVID19
Due to COVID19 countries in Asia-Pacific to hit hard
In all 13 countries to be affected in this region including Pakistan
About 10 to 15 million youth would be unemployed in three to six months
In Pakistan in three months about 1.5 million youth would be unemployed
In Pakistan in next six months 2.258 million youth would be unemployed

international labour organisation data suggest that is amongst worst countries where least lost of productivity per many hour, per day crossed 7%, which is bad for the economy.

Youth unemployment rate increased in Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, and Viet Nam
in Hong Kong, China, which had the largest jump – 3 percentage points which is far better than Pakistan in term of restoring economy from the effects of lockdown
Sani-e-Mehmood Khan

Syed Zaki Hussain

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